Bass School is a neighborhood school. Academic programs are comprehensive, and use data to support a CCSS based instructional program. To enhance classroom curriculum, Bass partners with mutiple fine arts, and community -based programs to support a full and rich learning environment for our scholars. We additionally work to provide SEL supports throughout the school day. Youth  Extended day activities are provided.

 

School Rating ?

Level 1 ?

PROVISIONAL SUPPORT

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

443

School Type

Neighborhood ?

Faculty


Carolyn Laverne Jones
Principal

Pamela Bolden
Assistant Principal

Hours


08:00 AM-03:00 PM
School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
44
CTA Train
Green

Demographics ?


Asian
0.2%
Black
98.0%
Hispanic
1.8%
White
0.0%
Other
0.0%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
98.2%
Limited English
0.2%
Mobility Rate ?
36.8%
Chronic Truancy ?
30.4%
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Pre-K:

Full and Half Day

Bilingual Services:

N/A

Dress Code:

Yes

Attendance Boundaries:

Yes
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Refugee Services:

N/A

Title I Eligible:

Yes

School Year 2017-2018

2017 School Progress Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 1 ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
FAR ABOVE AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
BELOW AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
PARTIALLY ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth 2017 ?
94th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth 2017 ?
98th
National Average 50th percentile

Healthy CPS
Healthy Schools Image coming soon ?

Creative Schools Certification ?
Creative Schools Image ?

Supportive Schools ?
Supportive Schools Image ?

Awards

Excelerate Award Gold ?

Student Growth By Grade Level FAR ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
3rd
92nd
4th
91st
5th
99th
6th
99th
7th
34th
8th
91st
All
94th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
75th
4th
70th
5th
97th
6th
99th
7th
99th
8th
99th
All
98th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level BELOW AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
5th
3rd
31st
4th
8th
5th
13th
6th
30th
7th
30th
8th
61st
All
19th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
11th
3rd
33rd
4th
20th
5th
11th
6th
15th
7th
38th
8th
67th
All
26th
 0
50
99
National Average
School Culture and Climate Details PARTIALLY ORGANIZED ?
The 5Essentials from the My Voice, My School Survey ?
 
Involved Families: Does the school partner with families and communities? WEAK
Supportive Environment: Is the school safe and supportive with high expectations? NEUTRAL
Ambitious Instruction: Is instruction focused, challenging and engaging? VERY STRONG
Effective Leaders: Does leadership focus on results and school improvement? NEUTRAL
Collaborative Teachers: Do teachers work well together and strive for excellence? WEAK
2017 Parent Survey Results ?
 
School Community: Do parents feel welcome and included in the school? NOT ENOUGH DATA
Parent-Teacher Partnership: Do parents feel teachers partner with them to support student success? NOT ENOUGH DATA
Quality of Facilities: Do parents feel satisfied with the physical environment of their child's school? NOT ENOUGH DATA
Safety ?
 
Safety: Do students feel safe in and around the school building and traveling to and from school? WEAK
Behavior and Discipline ?
2016 2017 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 14.4 8.4 5.8
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 19.6% 16.4% 16.3%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 3.2 days 2.5 days 2.0 days
Other Important Metrics
2016 2017 District Average
Student attendance 94.2% 94.3% 92.8%
Teacher attendance 89.1% 89.2% 90.1%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 87.4% ---
Teachers 70.6% ---
Parents < 30% ---

You can find more information about the measures used in this report on the CPS web site.

The State of Illinois Report Card for this school can be viewed at the State Report Card web site.

Program Application Requirements

Fine & Performing Arts

Deadline:  12/22/2017
Grades Served: K-8
Application Requirements
None
Selections
Students who live within the school's attendance boundary can be enrolled automatically and do not have to apply. Contact the school for registration instructions.

Students who live outside of the school's attendance boundary must submit a Standard Elementary Schools application between October and December. Available seats, if any, are filled via computerized lottery. Priority is given to applicants with a sibling who is currently enrolled in the school in grade K-7, and who will remain enrolled in the school for the coming school year.
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How to Apply
Students who live outside of the school's attendance boundary can apply online or via paper Standard Elementary Schools application by visiting go.cps.edu.
School-Wide Programs and Models
  • After School All-Stars 
  • Community School 
  • Early Childhood Program 
  • Kindergarten 
  • Performing Arts 
Creative
  • Art Studio 
  • Band/Orchestra 
  • Choir/Chorus 
  • Culinary Classes 
  • Dance 
  • Mixed Media 
  • Modern/Hip-Hop Dance 
  • Percussion 
  • Piano/Keyboard 
  • Student Art Club 
  • Tap/Ballet/Jazz Dance 
  • Weekend Enrichment 
Health and Wellness
  • Common Threads 
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Health Curriculum Utilized 
  • Nutrition Program 
  • Physical Education 
  • Recess Daily 
  • School-based Dental Services 
Life and Leadership
  • Mentoring for Boys/Girls 
Parent and Community
  • Book Club 
  • CPR Classes 
  • Crafts Workshop 
  • Dance Classes 
  • Family Breakfasts 
  • Family Counseling/Support Group 
  • Family Nights 
  • Fitness Classes 
  • Fitness For Parents 
  • Health and Wellness Workshops/Programs 
  • Leadership Development For Parents 
  • Meeting Space For Parent Groups 
  • Nutrition Club 
  • Nutrition Workshops 
  • Parent Advisory/Group 
  • Parent Patrol 
  • Parenting Classes 
  • Peace Circles 
Scholastic
  • Keep Kids Learning (KKL) Program 
  • Real Men Read 
  • Supplemental Educational Services (SES) Tutoring 
  • Tutoring 
Sports and Fitness
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Cheerleading 
  • Double Dutch 
  • Flag Football 
  • Girls in the Game 
  • Girls’ Volleyball 
Performance
Report Name Date Download
School Quality Rating Report 2017
Elementary School Progress Report - English 2017
Elementary School Progress Report - Spanish 2017
School Quality Rating Report 2016
Elementary School Progress Report - English 2016
Elementary School Progress Report - Spanish 2016
School Quality Rating Report 2015
Elementary School Progress Report - English 2015
Elementary School Progress Report - Spanish 2015
School Quality Rating Report 2014
Financial
Report Name Date Download
School Segment Report 2010
Building
Report Name Date Download
6 Month Asbestos Report Fall 2016
Asbestos Inspection Report 2016
Accessibility Summary Report 2014-2015
Facility Assessment Summary Report 2014-2015
Facility Assessment Detail Report 2014-2015
Education Facilities Master Plan 2013
Other
Report Name Date Download
My Voice, My School Parent/Guardian Survey 2017
My Voice, My School Parent/Guardian Survey 2016
My Voice, My School Parent/Guardian Survey 2015
My Voice, My School Parent/Guardian Survey 2014
Continuous Improvement Work Plan (CIWP) 2016-2018
Continuous Improvement Work Plan (CIWP) Year 1 2012-2014